The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 191 153 151
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 19 61 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.41% 1.24% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.75% 5.42% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 19 43 18
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
MCSA
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1087 1126 938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.26% 22.85% 26.89%
Number of salaries quoted 889 919 671
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region.

MCSA Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

MCSA Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -40 14 £38,500 +2.66%
Halifax - 3 £35,000 -
MCSA
Yorkshire

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA.

1 58 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (87.93%) VMware
3 44 (75.86%) Microsoft
3 44 (75.86%) Windows
4 43 (74.14%) Active Directory
5 39 (67.24%) MS Exchange
6 37 (63.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 36 (62.07%) MCSE
7 36 (62.07%) SAN
8 28 (48.28%) Citrix
8 28 (48.28%) SQL Server
9 24 (41.38%) MS Excel
9 24 (41.38%) VoIP
10 23 (39.66%) ITIL
10 23 (39.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (36.21%) vSphere
12 20 (34.48%) Cisco
12 20 (34.48%) Dell
12 20 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2003
13 19 (32.76%) Firewall
13 19 (32.76%) SharePoint
13 19 (32.76%) Exchange Server 2010
14 18 (31.03%) Hyper-V
15 16 (27.59%) XenApp
15 16 (27.59%) XenServer
15 16 (27.59%) DNS
15 16 (27.59%) WAN
15 16 (27.59%) LAN
15 16 (27.59%) NetApp
15 16 (27.59%) MCITP

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 39 (67.24%) MS Exchange
2 20 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2003
3 19 (32.76%) SharePoint
3 19 (32.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (8.62%) Lync
6 4 (6.90%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (41.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (62.07%) SAN
2 24 (41.38%) VoIP
3 19 (32.76%) Firewall
4 16 (27.59%) WAN
4 16 (27.59%) LAN
4 16 (27.59%) DNS
5 15 (25.86%) TCP/IP
5 15 (25.86%) VPN
5 15 (25.86%) DHCP
6 13 (22.41%) Wireless
7 7 (12.07%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (5.17%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (5.17%) SSH
8 3 (5.17%) FTP
8 3 (5.17%) HTTPS
8 3 (5.17%) SSL
8 3 (5.17%) MPLS
8 3 (5.17%) OSPF
8 3 (5.17%) BGP
8 3 (5.17%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (48.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (6.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (24.14%) 3rd Line Support
2 13 (22.41%) Technical Support
3 12 (20.69%) Analyst
4 9 (15.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 8 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 6 (10.34%) IT Administrator
7 6 (10.34%) Administrator
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Support Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Applications Support
8 4 (6.90%) Support Manager
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Applications Support Manager
8 4 (6.90%) Applications Manager
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) IT Support
9 3 (5.17%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) HTML
2 4 (6.90%) Web Services
2 4 (6.90%) LAMP
3 2 (3.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) EqualLogic
2 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.90%) Statistics
2 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 44 (75.86%) Windows
2 23 (39.66%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (18.97%) Linux
5 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (8.62%) UNIX
6 5 (8.62%) Windows XP
7 4 (6.90%) AIX
8 1 (1.72%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) ITIL
2 10 (17.24%) Change Management
3 6 (10.34%) Problem Management
4 5 (8.62%) Project Management
4 5 (8.62%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (8.62%) Line Management
4 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
5 4 (6.90%) High Availability
5 4 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.90%) Security Management
5 4 (6.90%) Performance Management
5 4 (6.90%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.45%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.45%) Network Management
7 1 (1.72%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (1.72%) Coaching
7 1 (1.72%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.72%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) SQL
2 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (62.07%) MCSE
3 16 (27.59%) MCITP
4 15 (25.86%) MCP
4 15 (25.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (18.97%) CCA
5 11 (18.97%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (12.07%) CCNA
7 6 (10.34%) Degree
8 4 (6.90%) MCTS
8 4 (6.90%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (3.45%) A+ Certification
9 2 (3.45%) CCNP
10 1 (1.72%) CCDA
10 1 (1.72%) CCDP
10 1 (1.72%) CISSP
10 1 (1.72%) CCSA
10 1 (1.72%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 43 (74.14%) Active Directory
2 37 (63.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (36.21%) vSphere
4 18 (31.03%) Hyper-V
5 16 (27.59%) XenApp
5 16 (27.59%) XenServer
6 11 (18.97%) XenDesktop
6 11 (18.97%) VMware ESX
7 9 (15.52%) Terminal Services
8 4 (6.90%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (18.97%) Backup Exec
1 11 (18.97%) WSUS
2 3 (5.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.72%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 51 (87.93%) VMware
2 44 (75.86%) Microsoft
3 28 (48.28%) Citrix
4 20 (34.48%) Dell
4 20 (34.48%) Cisco
5 16 (27.59%) NetApp
6 15 (25.86%) HP
7 11 (18.97%) Veeam
7 11 (18.97%) Riverbed
8 6 (10.34%) WatchGuard
9 5 (8.62%) CheckPoint
10 4 (6.90%) Dell Compellent
11 3 (5.17%) EMC
11 3 (5.17%) CommVault
12 2 (3.45%) IBM
13 1 (1.72%) Symantec
13 1 (1.72%) Clearswift
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